Published April 11, 2024

ubART artists in Live on Five 2024, at Buffalo Arts Studio

Live on Five—the big auction of small works—made new each year by the artists who make it possible. Hundreds of 5” x 5” pieces, all starting at $25, by a diverse mix of coveted local artists will be on view and up for auction. Come see the work at the opening reception on Friday, March 22, pick your favorites, and strategize your bidding plan. And don't forget - your bidding number is your ticket for the live, in-person auction and reception on Saturday, April 13. 

pink and green squares in a checkerboard grid, with white letters overlaid on some squares, to spell out "Live on Five 2024".

It's that time of year---  The Buffalo Arts Studio annual fundraiser auction, "Live on Five", has open bidding starting today, and guess what?! There are a ton of artists associated with the UB Department of Art participating:

UB Art Faculty:

Millie Chen

George Hughes

Reinhard Reitzenstein

Current MFA Candidate:

Joey Goergen

MFA Alumni

Morgan Arnett

Kyle Butler

Tricia Butski

Patrick Foran

Pam Glick

Biff Henrich

Becky Koenig

Gareth Lichty

Gerald Mead

Ruby Merritt

Bethany Moody

Gary Sczerbaniewicz

Rachel Shelton

Kathleen Sherin

Catherine Shuman Miller

Edreys Wajed

Sara M. Zak

Undergraduate Art Alumni

Emma Britain

Stacy DiCenso

Janet L. Ide

Nancy Parisi

Cole Pawlowski

Emma Stanton

Disclaimer: This list of Department of Art-affiliated artists may not be a total representation from the Live on Five participants list. If you are, or know of, an alumnus not listed, who is in this show or has different exhibition or professional achievement news, we encourage you to submit that news information here, for Department recognition! Also follow us on Instagram at @ubuffaloart, and current and alumni students/faculty/staff can DM us your professional news for resharing and celebration.

A special shoutout to Shirley Tokash Verrico, Visual Arts Director of Buffalo Arts Studio, who is a 1990 BFA in Communication Design from our Department of Art, for her continued service for BAS organization and this event.

Hear Shirley, and 2024 MFA Candidate Joey Goergen (minute 1:30), speak about the event through a video interview by Channel 7 WKBW, "Interested in collecting local art? 'Live on Five' at Buffalo Arts Studio may be where to start"

See more info on the auction and reception here: